June 8, 2005
Present: Paula Kaufman (Chair), Lynne Rudasill (Secretary), Jane Block, Cindy Ingold, Janis Johnston, Kathleen Kluegel, William Maher
Absent: Bill Mischo, Lynn Wiley
Minutes: The minutes of the May 9 meeting were approved with editorial changes. The minutes of the special meeting of June 1 were approved.
Question Time: A question was asked regarding the possibility of the Executive Committee receiving an interim report from the advisory group appointed to work on the merger of the History and Philosophy Library and the Newspaper Library.
There was a clarification of some information concerning a spousal hire.
A change in assignments on a peer review committee was approved.
The Executive Committee agreed to move forward on a request for a TOPS appointment and a screening committee was appointed for the individual proposed for this appointment.
An academic professional position was approved for the History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library with a vote of 5 in favor, 1 opposed, and 1 abstention.
An academic professional position was approved for the English Library by unanimous vote.
A request to fill a faculty position in the Undergraduate Library was examined and is still under discussion pending more information.
Bylaws Amendment on electronic balloting:
The Executive Committee unanimously agreed that a bylaws amendment for electronic balloting be put forward to the faculty. The NEVP is to be given the responsibility for preparing and submitting guidelines for this balloting to the faculty for approval.